The Airmar 200XW-IPX7 is a more robust weather sensor option to meet the operational challenges of harsh open water environments.
Having worked with many autonomous vehicle and buoy OEMs, Airmar has further developed the 200WX to be more robust to meet the operational challenges of the harsh ocean environment and is now IPX7 rated.
The WeatherStation WX Series products offer a truly best-in-class solution at a better price point than any other weather monitoring system on the market today, enabling individuals and professionals the ability to make informed decisions based on real-time site-specific weather information.
Reliable environmental monitoring is critical for various offshore needs. The numerous sensors contained in the compact size of the 200WX is an attractive feature for installations where space is limited, such as on buoys, USVs, and AUVs.
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Five Rivers MetroParks covers 16,000 acres of diverse lands in southwestern Ohio. The “five rivers” in its name refer to the Miami River, Stillwater River, Mad River, Twin Creek and Wolf Creek which give character to the region.
Grace Dietsch has been involved in many of Five Rivers MetroParks environmental monitoring programs in her four years as Five Rivers MetroParks Biologist. Butterflies, deer, salamanders, fish, snakes and birds are some of the many species being monitored on MetroParks grounds. While MetroParks staff members compile the data, volunteers sometimes provide a significant portion of the environmental monitoring data itself. “We try to contribute to research and management decisions with the data we gather,” explains Dietsch.Read More